For decades, authors, artists and filmmakers have used Colombia as a muse for masterpieces: works of art like Botero's 'Horse' and Gabriel García Márquez's Love in the Time of Cholera. Today, a new influx of travelers is getting to experience the magical realism that is Colombia
Adding value doesn't have to mean diminishing the previous value. I think it is heartening that libraries are finding ways to survive -- and flourish. It is worthy that they provide digital access to those who need and want it.
The Feria de las Flores (Flower Festival) is not to be missed. The fun isn't just limited to flowers. With a classic car show, a horse parade, concerts and the namesake Desfile de Silleteros, or Flower Parade, there is no shortage of things to do during the 10 day festival.
Medellín, Colombia, once one of the most dangerous cities on Earth, was named Innovative City of the Year in 2013. With great weather, great restaurants, tons of art/culture and amazing nightlife, it should be on any curious traveler's bucket list.
My husband Paul and I just came back from our second trip to Colombia. We know what you are thinking: danger, danger, drugs, dissolution, despair. Here's what I am thinking: fabulous, friendly, fun, fave country.